How does excellent benefits, every other Friday off and working with a great team sound? The City of West Linn is hiring a GIS Specialist with these benefits and more! This position performs a variety of work related to the technical aspects and computer applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and asset management systems. This position has responsibility to work with all utilities to develop and maintain GIS and asset management systems in order to provide for the sustainability of the City’s utility infrastructure as well as other related tasks as assigned.
Examples of Duties
(An employee in this classification may perform any of the following duties; however, these examples do not include all the specific tasks that an employee may be expected to perform)
1. Contributes to a positive work environment.
2. Maintains a positive relationship with contacts specific to them and positions outside the City organization.
3. Identifies GIS and asset management needs and works closely with others to develop databases for managing and tracking information. Evaluates information and problem solves any irregularities and either takes corrective action as necessary or makes recommendations as to corrective action.
4. Reviews and prepares maps and geographic record materials for entry into databases and uses customized software to enter/maintain GIS and asset management data sets and maps.
5. Provides technical support and training to other staff in the use of strategic business software by researching and evaluating solutions to user needs; makes recommendations and advises system users for technical support.
6. Utilizes GPS equipment with expertise in GPS data collection to facilitate maintenance of infrastructure inventory databases for all utilities: water, storm, sewer, streets, and other infrastructure. This includes work outdoors to inspect and gather data related to various infrastructure assets, including but not limited to manholes, inlets, valves, hydrants and signs.
7. Provides technical graphics, mapping and documentation. Creates and updates graphs, spreadsheets, charts and other related technical documents.
8. Establishes and maintains data and pertinent records; prepares statistical and narrative reports to assist all utilities in asset grouping, routine and preventative maintenance scheduling, replacement schedules, activity based costing, task management, historical trends analysis and other reports as needed, tracks and closes out service requests and work orders as needed.
9. Develops safe work habits and contributes to the safety of self, co-workers and the general public. Performs assigned duties during emergency situations. Performs other duties as required.
i) Requires Associate’s Degree in computer science, geography, geographic information systems, or related fields. Qualifications must include a working knowledge of ESRI GIS software and computer databases (preferably including asset management data). Requires knowledge of tabular information and mathematics as they relate to GIS project work and competency in data documentation.
i) Experience with file management and text editing, operation of personal computers/tablets, word processing and spreadsheet software, GPS hardware, plotters and/or other peripherals.
ii) Requires effective communication orally and in writing and the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff in City Departments.
iii) Must have a valid driver's license at time of appointment.
Received: Receives general direction from the GIS Coordinator, who assigns tasks and outlines general projects and procedures. Often performs work highly independently once work assignments are received. The Assistant City Engineer supervises performance to ensure compliance with established procedures, regulations and all personnel policy requirements.
Exercised: Supervision of others is not a normal responsibility of positions in this classification.
Requires frequent communication with department staff and supervisor.
4) Cognitive Functions:
Demonstrated ability to evaluate complex datasets and to effectively communicate with city staff resulting in accuracy and consensus.
5) Working Conditions:
Majority of work is performed in an office setting, however, field data collection and staff support will require work in adverse conditions include working around heavy equipment, sewer manholes and catch basins, and exposure to seasonal weather changes including working in inclement weather. Requires moderate physical effort, use of survey/GPS equipment and City vehicles. Has normal business hours.
6) Resource Accountability:
Position is responsible to assist the GIS Coordinator in the proper maintenance of GIS and asset management computer systems and the maintenance and storage of maps, drawings, charts and other related records.
May commit City resources of up to $500 with the verbal approval of supervisor.
Responsible for the proper care of City equipment.
The job classification description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
The City of West Linn is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. Some positions require pre-employment drug testing, passing a medical exam and/or a police background check. Job related reference checks will be conducted prior to employment being offered.
EEO Policy: The City of West Linn is committed to equal employment opportunity as a way to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified employees. Moreover, it is the intent of the City to actively support and comply with local, state and federal law. Accordingly:
We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.
Veterans Preference: The City of West Linn provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment in accordance with state law. Any candidate wishing to have their qualifying veteran's preference applied to the process must submit a qualifying document (DD Form 214 or 215) at the time of application, providing proof of eligibility that includes discharge status. Disabled veterans must also submit a copy of their Veteran's disability preference letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of application, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214 or 215.
This position is responsible for recordkeeping, encoding, and recording of complex title documents, surveys, and special projects related to the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe’s reservation land base. Performs composite geographic information systems processing, updating, and data mapping and provides technical advice and guidance with regards to historical and current ownership of Indian lands.
MAJOR TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION - EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING FOR POSITION
SPECIFIC SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES REQUIRED FOR POSITION
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to operate, finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Licenses or Certifications Required A current and valid Washington State driver’s license.
Critigen is looking for a GIS Analyst focused on mobile applications to support high profile client projects. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of GIS experience and a working knowledge of geospatial software and databases, geoprocessing tools, and automating tasks using software and/or scripting specializing in mobile spatial environments.
This position requires excellent problem-solving abilities, strong attention to detail, and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment. The ability to communicate effectively across the organization and an eagerness to learn and grow your career as the company grows are key to team member success at Critigen.
Our Team Members all regularly work remotely from their home office and at the client office location. We are all working from home at this time but expect future work travel of up to 50%.
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TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960's, is a national engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides integrated services to the Energy, Environmental, Oil & Gas, and Infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in industry and government, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.
We are seeking a candidate to fill a position in the graphics department at our Seattle/Issaquah office. GIS, CAD, data management and visualization, 3D modeling, site mapping, and environmental data presentation are all components of this position. Proficiency in ArcGIS Pro and CAD software is required for this role. An ideal candidate will have a portfolio that shows diversity in their work and shows a design aesthetic that is current with industry trends. Knowledge of 3D design software is an asset and working knowledge of the Adobe Suite is a major plus.
The selected candidate will primarily provide GIS and CAD support services to several different individuals and departments in a fast-paced consulting environment. The GIS technician will be expected to learn and become part of the consulting team for many facets of the environmental industry. The primary role of this position will be using ArcGIS Pro and CAD to create maps and graphics that utilize a wide variety of data sources to complete mapping and data analysis and presentation projects.
TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information please visit our website at www.trcsolutions.com.
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is excited to advertise a Physical Scientist position (Term) in their Flagstaff, AZ office at the GS-7 level. The successful candidate will join a group of geologists in the Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics (GMEG) Science Center focused on better understanding the geologic evolution of the Lower Colorado River and eastern Mojave Desert regions through geologic mapping. This is primarily a GIS position that will contribute to an ongoing nationwide effort to produce a seamless digital geologic map of the nation and will assist with bedrock geologic map compilations of the Lower Colorado River region.
The main job duties include:
In addition to GIS skills, the ideal candidate will also be familiar with the concepts of bedrock geology and geologic mapping. Flagstaff is a moderate-sized mountain city in northern Arizona, situated at about 7,000 ft elevation known for its vibrant community and proximity to a range of outdoor recreational opportunities.
Please review the posting on USAJOBS for the complete and most up to date details about the position and for information about how to apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603574000
The deadline to apply is June 21, 2021.
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We highly encourage all candidates to carefully review the announcement to ensure they provide all required documents listed to ensure full consideration of their application package. Those who do not provide the required documents or information in their application may not receive full consideration. Candidates including transcripts to show proof of meeting qualifications through education need to ensure that their transcripts contain the information needed (as outlined in the qualifications section of the announcement) to fully credit their education toward meeting minimum qualifications for the position. The resumes of those who apply MUST include detailed information for current and past positions: job title, name of company/agency, month/yr to month/yr, (e.g., March 2012 – June 2013), number of hours worked per week, salary, supervisor’s name and # (can include statement, “can call/do not call/contact me before calling,”) and narrative (not bullet list) of duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities. Suggest a resume of at least two pages at the minimum with half a page devoted to each position. (There is a template at usajobs.gov to follow.) Please advise them to follow instructions – that transcripts (unofficial is fine), SF-50s, PE License, etc., MUST be attached as required by the Vacancy Announcement. Also, please advise them to not wait until the last day in case of computer issues, etc.
More information about the associated GMEG geologic mapping projects can be found here:
You may also reach out to Scott Bennett (email@example.com) or Ryan Crow (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have any questions.
This year's summer program focuses on SDG 14 for Sustainable Oceans and Fisheries, with participants supported to learn ArcGIS storymapping tools to tell compelling data-driven stories about sustainability problems and solutions relating to SDG 14.
Timeline: 10 weeks from early June - mid-August, launching during World Oceans Day, June 8th
How might you use digital storytelling tools to promote sustainability solutions? GET IDEAS BELOW!
By the end of the program, participants will:
Make a Difference in Oregon's Natural Resources!
Help the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife fulfill its mission: To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.
Do you have experience using GIS software to create maps and spatial datasets and analyze and provide information to others? Are you familiar with creating tools to help others use GIS efficiently to a carry out their job? Then this may be your dream job. We are looking to fill a permanent Information Systems Specialist 4 (Wildlife GIS Analyst) position at our Headquarters office in Salem.
Due to the specialized nature of this work, we are going to leave this recruitment open until filled with the first review of applications beginning at 8AM on June 21, 2021. Please note, this recruitment may close anytime after that first review date. Initial interviews are anticipated to be held via phone, video or virtual interview due to the current situation related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
If you enjoy the outdoors, Oregon’s Willamette Valley is the place for you. It is less than an hour from glaciated mountain peaks to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the massive Columbia River Gorge to the north. You can fish 365 days a year, and there is hunting for big game, waterfowl and game birds. The Oregon coast attracts thousands of people who clam, crab and fish in the ocean for halibut, salmon and tuna. The outdoor opportunities are endless when it comes to fish and wildlife in Oregon! If culture is what you seek, the Willamette Valley is the most populated area in Oregon and contains its three largest cities: Salem, Portland and Eugene, which are home to many museums and theaters. The Valley is also known for its vineyards, breweries and fantastic casual dining experiences.
To learn more about the department and the work we do, view the following video at https://myodfw.com/about To see examples of some of the maps we produce, please visit https://www.dfw.state.or.us/maps/index.asp
What you will do:
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
• Requires extended, daily use of a computer to type, analyze, and summarize data in an office environment. Occasional overnight travel. Occasional long hours and situations involving tight deadlines, meetings, interagency negotiations, and problem resolution.
• Routinely work with others in development and delivery of spatial and tabular data, maps and applications for use in resource management, regulation, and collaborative decision-making activities. Working in a team environment requires participative decision making and cooperative interactions among employees.
• Requires a flexible work schedule that varies in the number of hours worked on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day, or a work schedule in which the starting and stopping times vary on a daily basis, but not necessarily each day. This includes working at all hours and workdays in excess of eight hours. Work exceeding 40 hours per week requires supervisor approval.
This is an exciting time to join Portland General Electric. As Oregon’s largest electric utility, Portland General Electric is leading an energy transformation that will harness the power of clean and renewable resources. Our vision for a clean energy future relies on three interrelated and overarching strategies: de-carbonize through investing in clean and reliable energy; modernize through a smarter more resilient grid; and empower our customers in their energy technology choices.
We’re searching for innovative, customer and results-obsessed leaders to help power our mission and lead the way in championing the world’s clean energy future!
Job Function: Geographical Information Services; Provides geographic data, information, analytics, and solutions to business operations.
Key Job Information: Senior GIS Technician 6507 Grade 5
Career Level: T3 Senior Technical Support
Has developed proficiency in a range of processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience. Completes a variety of atypical assignments, as needed Works within defined processes and procedures or methodologies and may help determine the appropriate approach for new assignments.
Education: Requires an associate degree in geography or geomatics or equivalent experience or coursework.
Experience: Five or more years in GIS or related field.
The Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) is seeking an early career professional to contribute to coastal shoreline change, flooding, and associated natural hazards studies that impact communities and infrastructure in Alaska. The successful applicant will use knowledge of coastal geomorphology, field data collection for coastal hazards, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) geospatial data analysis and processing, and airborne/satellite remote sensing to make meaningful contributions to the Division’s Coastal Hazards Program (CHP). The successful applicant will work under the direction of the CHP manager in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a long-term nonpermanent position for at least one year, with opportunities for annual extension.
Mission & Culture:
The DGGS mission is to determine the potential of Alaskan land for the production of metals, minerals, fuels, and geothermal resources, the locations and supplies of groundwater and construction material, and the potential geologic hazards to buildings, roads, bridges, and other installations and structures (AS 41.08.020). The DGGS Coastal Hazards Program conducts mapping, monitoring, and modeling to evaluate vulnerabilities to coastal flooding and erosion. This program is dedicated to fostering scientific partnerships that will improve the quality and quantity of the critical baseline data that are necessary to fuel informed decision-making throughout the state.
Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
The Coastal Hazards Program includes several early career professionals who work together as a team to meet program goals. Staff are encouraged to learn and grow through work activities, from each other’s experiences, and via structured trainings for ArcGIS and other geospatial processing techniques. Field investigations are conducted at remote Alaska communities in a “field camp” like team environment.
This position is located at the Geologic Materials Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The facility is home to a vast collection of geologic samples from around the state, as well as serving as the office of dedicated geologic professionals. The open environment allows for collaboration and coordination among the entire Coastal Hazards team and DGGS Anchorage staff.
KSAs and Competences:
We are seeking a motivated early-career professional with a background in geospatial analysis, remote sensing, field data collection, physical geography, geomorphology, or closely related fields. Experience in GIS, shoreline change studies, coastal flood analyses, and Alaska geography is preferred, but not required. If you meet the required Minimum Qualifications for GIS Analyst II and have a background in these areas, we encourage you to apply.
One year of professional experience equivalent to GIS Analyst 1 with the State of Alaska.
An associate's degree from an accredited college that includes either a GIS related concentration, a GIS certificate, or 9 semester hours (12 quarter hours) of GIS-related course work;
Two years of paraprofessional experience working in data collection, cartography, web-site development, GIS operations, or a related field will substitute for the required associate's degree.
A bachelor's degree from an accredited college that includes either a GIS-related major or minor, a GIS certificate, or 18 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of GIS-related coursework will substitute for the required experience and associate's degree.
About Strategic Economics
Strategic Economics is an urban, regional, and real estate economics consulting firm dedicated to creating just, equitable, and resilient communities. We create high quality work products that are both innovative and implementable based on close collaboration with our clients and the communities they serve. Our clients include public agencies, developers, and non-profit organizations seeking to understand the economic context for planning and development related policies, programs, and investments.
Strategic Economics is committed to providing the best possible climate for maximum professional development based on individual career goals for all employees. We seek to provide a comfortable, collaborative, progressive, and inclusive workplace that encourages open communication and exchanges of ideas. Strategic Economics recognizes that our work is strengthened when our team’s diversity reflects that of the communities in which we work. We seek to attract a diverse candidate pool and encourage applications from people of color, LGBTQ people and people with disabilities. Strategic Economics is an equal opportunity employer.
Our 11-person firm is located in Berkeley, California, within walking distance of BART. You can find more information about the firm on our website: www.strategiceconomics.com.
Strategic Economics seeks to fill the following position:
Under the direction of senior staff, the Research Analyst will work on a variety of tasks including creating maps in ArcGIS and Adobe Illustrator, analyzing demographic and employment data, collecting and analyzing real estate market data, and conducting case studies.
We invite candidates with solid analytical and mapping skills, background and interest in regional and local planning and economic development, and a desire to manage data to apply. The applicant must be comfortable working with numbers and have a desire to learn more about economic analysis, as well as demonstrated GIS skills. The following experience and skills are required:
This position offers an opportunity for growth and career development. The ideal candidate would be interested in accepting increasing responsibilities as they gain experience in the position. This position can offer candidates the experience needed to pursue a career or graduate studies in urban planning or a related field.
The position is full-time and available immediately. Our benefits include health insurance with dental coverage, matching funds for employee 401(k) contributions, and annual paid time off for vacation, sickness, and family-related issues. We also offer a stipend for professional development. Work hours are flexible. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Qualified candidates, please submit your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to email@example.com. Only applicants meeting the required qualifications for the position will be considered.
Applicants, please consider responding to a voluntary and anonymous diversity survey at https://strategiceconomics.com/career/.
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